473. Shepherd Me, O God (Psalm 23)

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Text Information
First Line: The Lord is my shepherd
Title: Shepherd Me, O God (Psalm 23)
Author: Marty Haugen (1986)
Publication Date: 2013
Meter: Irregular
Topic: Prayer; Providence
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Shepherd me, O God
Notes: Responsive refrain to reading of Psalm 23. Leader stanzas included in Accompaniment Edition
Copyright: © 1986 GIA Publications, Inc.; Responsive Reading © 1952, rev. 1971 Division of Christian Education of the National Council of the Churches of Christ in the U.S.A.
Tune Information
Composer: Marty Haugen (1986)
Meter: Irregular
Key: f minor
Copyright: © 1986 GIA Publications, Inc.

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For centuries no psalm has been better known or more beloved than Psalm 23. Although most people now have little occasion to encounter actual shepherds in daily life, this image remains a cherished and meaningful expression of reliance on God’s faithful protection and provision.

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